Archive for the ‘Cox Charities / Doing More for Arizona’ Category

DMAZ Goodwill Special

Posted on: June 8th, 2014 by xmlrpc

Goodwill of Central Arizona is one of the largest non-profit organizations in the country. Their mission is to put people to work. Goodwill operates one of the most successful thrift store operations in the country. In this 30 minute special, you will learn more about Goodwill and how it achieves its mission.

Take a closer look at Goodwill’s relationships with some of Arizona’s major corporations and why these companies use Goodwill to find employees.

Learn how you can get help finding a job or learn a new skill at one of Goodwill’s Career Centers.

Go inside Goodwill’s newly renovated thrift stores and how you can save money every time you shop. Plus, see how far 50 dollars will go when the Savvy Shopper has to buy school clothes for kids.

While Goodwill offers great deals on gently used items, what happens when an item doesn’t sell? See how Goodwill finds buyers for items from shoes to computers to furniture. Last year, Goodwill kept more than 100 million pounds of materials out of landfills.

Every year, Goodwill hosts Career Fairs and Expos that help people find a job. These fairs are different in that any company that participates has to have a job available.

Goodwill of Central Arizona is so much more than just a place to donate your unwanted items. When you donate to Goodwill, you are a job creator.

Arabian Horse Show

Posted on: February 10th, 2014 by xmlrpc

59th Annual Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show
February 13-23, 2014

Since 1955 the Annual Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show has set the pace in the Arabian horse world. The first show was held at the grounds of the Arizona Biltmore Hotel which was a beautiful setting for a horse show. The Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show was a first-class show from the very first day.

The largest event of its kind in the world, the Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show is held at WestWorld and attracts hundreds of thousands of spectators. In addition to exciting competitions, gala parties, educational seminars and an international cuisine court, the event features more than 300 vendor booths, offering everything from lavish jewelry, clothing and works of art.

Tickets are available through TicketMaster.com or 800-745-3000.

Paws that Heal

Posted on: August 21st, 2013 by xmlrpc

Doing More for Arizona pays a visit to the Phoenix Children’s Hospital to discover the Paws that Heal program. Dogs that deliver healing and encouragement just by visiting kids who are seriously ill.  

Not My Kid

Posted on: August 21st, 2013 by xmlrpc

Doing More for Arizona visits an organization with the mission of providing young people with a way to beat drugs, eating disorders, bullying, and abusive relationships. Not MY Kid was born out of a time of adversity by a family determined to provide answers and present options so that others can avoid tragedy.

Cox Water Bottle

Posted on: August 21st, 2013 by xmlrpc

Cox Communications and its employees join in to aid St. Mary’s Food Bank to replenish water bottles just in time to help during the hottest part of the year.

Project WET

Posted on: July 5th, 2013 by xmlrpc

Doing More for Arizona Cox Charities visits Cox Volunteers as they spend time educating students on the importance of protecting our water resources and preserving our wet lands. Learn more about Project WET.

EVCT

Posted on: June 23rd, 2013 by xmlrpc 5 Comments

Doing More for Arizona Cox Charities visits the East Valley Children’s Theater to see how kids are helping kids through the art of theater.

Spot 127

Posted on: June 23rd, 2013 by xmlrpc

Doing More for Arizona Cox Charities visits KJZZ’s  Spot 127, a youth media center in West Phoenix. Greg Pereira, Executive Director of Spot 127, talks about teaching at-risk teens digital media and journalism skills; skills that will benefit them in any career field they choose.

CASA Cares

Posted on: June 23rd, 2013 by xmlrpc

Doing More for Arizona Cox Charities visits CASA, which started out as the Center Against Sexual Assault. Now it’s growing into much more. CASA is working with the community on bullying prevention, emotional intelligence, and abuse/violence prevention programs.

Teen Lifeline

Posted on: April 3rd, 2013 by xmlrpc

Doing More for Arizona Cox Charities goes inside Teen Lifeline in Phoenix to see how this outreach is bringing hope to valley teens in crisis.

Teen Lifeline’s mission…to provide a safe, confidential and crucial crisis service where teens help teens make healthy decisions.

Teen Lifeline’s vision…To impact the devastating problem of teen suicide in Arizona so that any teen at any time will have knowledge and access to Teen Lifeline, its counselors and services.

 

OCJ Kids

Posted on: April 3rd, 2013 by xmlrpc

Doing More for Arizona Cox Charities visits with a local program designed to give assistance to foster kids and teens with children. For more info on OCJ Kids, click here.

EE Treatment

Posted on: July 30th, 2012 by Bob

A 9-year-old boy named Nathaniel Ross and his mother Tara Ross,  talk about the life-altering diagnosis of Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EE) and the challenges for both the family and patient living with EE. Nathaniel also discusses the treatment he’s receiving at Banner Cardon Children’s Medical Center and his efforts to help other EE kids.